Potters Bar man, 62, attacked after confronting yobs

A ‘HAVE a go hero’ was attacked after he bravely confronted a group of yobs who had smashed his car window.

The 62-year-old man was punched by one of the gang members in Cranborne Crescent, Potters Bar, at around 12.50am on Saturday.

Police say the victim challenged the group of five or six youths, aged between 15 and 17, after they damaged a side window of the car.

One thug then assaulted the man – who was taken to Barnet Hospital with injuries to his mouth.

Detective constable Rob Fleming said: “This incident was totally unwarranted.


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“The victim was defending his property and as a result, has been subjected to a nasty assault.

“I am appealing to anyone who saw the group or has any information about this incident to contact me.”

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